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provenance

(chiefly US), provenience
a place of origin, esp that of a work of art or archaeological specimen

provenance

[′präv·ə·nəns]
(geology)
The location, topography, and composition of the source area for any sedimentary rock. Also known as source area; sourceland.
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Though most likely not an easy task due to questions related to the provenience of lithic artifacts and the association with the faunal beds, but certainly an exercise worthwhile to take place in the near future - more so if the bone samples sent to be radiocarbon dated result in reliable dates.
jazz, blues, rap) largely contributed to the popularity of word stock and phraseology of AAE provenience among the whites (thus, AAE has generally transcended ethnic boundaries (Smith 2012: 14)).
it's a serious legal matter and due diligence is even more necessary in the current case." (287) The provenience or 'find spot' of objects from a politically torn nation should act as a warning to buyers that those objects may have been illicitly acquired.
In the Palauan view, their origins were rather more marvelous, given that, as Richard Parmentier reports, 'there is an important connection in Belau, as elsewhere in the Austronesian world, between the notion of foreign provenience and sacred power' (1987:39).
1974b "Some Remarks on the Provenience of Codex Borbonicus", Adeva Mitteilungen, Akademische Druck- u.
Ocker also provides in an appendix a translation of the statement together with a very detailed history of the text's provenience and the original text with all the variants noted (in about four pages worth of real text he has nearly 300 footnotes with variants.)
provenience convenience (Are you conveniently from the right provenance?
The most influential variables for the outbreak of the overweight children were poverty level, child age and area of residence, discarding the social status, education level of the mother and department provenience. Conclusions: Although the undernourishment problem persists in Peruvian children, the overweight and obese are reaching considerably high values with fast increase projections.
Artifacts were given a provenience number, which details the position of the artifact within the sample unit and site, and then collected.
An unusual load caused by enormous masses of data or their properties (heterogeneous provenience, disparate credibility, varying styles of representation, etc.).
My understanding of collegiality shares another similarity with Fish's text, one inherent in the situation he narrates which acts as a provenience of his argument.
But no matter what the provenience of the correction or the rebuke, all present in the chorus of responsible opinion (Senator John Kerry as well as President Bush) offer sentiments identical to the ones that for twelve years bankrolled the American losses in Vietnam--the United States must "stay the course," discharge its "moral responsibility," protect the Iraqi people from the scourge of civil war, maintain its "credibility" as the all-powerful wonder of the world.